SPICe has recently had a flurry of enquiries from MSPs regarding funding streams for groups wishing to set up a local Men’s Shed. A Men’s
What is carers week? Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they
National Patient Participation Week 2018 is a UK-wide event held between June 4th and 9th. It is an annual event that raises the profile of Patient
On 21 May SPICe published a briefing looking at local government finance trends from 2013-14 onwards. Local Government Finance: facts and figures 2013-14 to 2018-19
The Scottish Government published its Five Year Financial Strategy yesterday. Publication of this document follows a recommendation of the Budget Process Review Group (BPRG) that
We are often asked what the law is on using electronic or e-cigarettes (“vaping”) in public places in Scotland. Is vaping allowed in public places?